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if i buy one, i'll be all set. >> you have the flip phone, don't you? >> pretty much. that's what's making news in >> live and in hd, but this is "good morning washington," on your side. captioned by the national captioning institute >> straight ahead, more violence on u.s. embassies overseas as to warships had toward the coast of libya. good morning -- it is thursday, september 13. i am cynné simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. steve ruan is with us this morning for the forecast. >> lots of sunshine is on the way later this afternoon. temperatures outside are a cold start as you head out the door. $53. reagan and national airport at 63 degrees. satellite and radar, not a cloud in the sky.
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a great indication of what is on the way later today. middle 70's at noon with lots of sunshine mostly sunny by 5:00. temperatures will be in the 80's. we have a cold front on the way. it may bring some showers. first, here is angela foster with traffic. >> we are looking at a pretty good start. back to speak at the woodrow wilson bridge. traffic is slow for the most -- clear for the most part. we are now moving quite well. heading into maryland on the outer loop. in maryland, if you are traveling on the beltway between greenbelt and college park, we still have a clothesline on the inner loop. the inner loop, between route 1 and kenliworth, the left lane gets by. use extra caution if you are traveling in that area. a live look at university boulevard -- reports of a
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vehicle fire on the shoulder just before colesville road. extra caution if you are traveling in that area. that is a look at traffic for the start of the morning. >> angela, thank you. the united states is responding to deadly attacks and u.s. embassies that killed an ambassador and three americans. this morning, to u.s. detroit -- destroyers are headed towards the libyan coast. >> this is a mid more violence at embassies in libya and egypt. we get the latest. >> u.s. flags flew at half staff at the white house and the capitol as the nation mourned. a group of heavily armed madeleine -- militants launched a attack at a u.s. complex in benghazi, pelting it with gunfire and rocket-propelled grenades. they fill the safe room with smoke and drive at least one person in it with the roof. in the end, four died, including chris stevens, the u.s. ambassador to libya, who helped save benghazi during last year cost revolution. he is the first u.s. ambassador
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to be killed since 1979. a lifelong friend opened up about the loss. >> i lost somebody who unconditionally loved just about everybody. what the world lost was a great diplomat who was interested in peace and humanity, who really understood the culture of the middle east. >> a senior staffer at the senate foreign relations committee was among his friends. >> he basically said, this is what he was meant to do. he was willing to take the risk -- it is so unfortunate that that risk finally overtook him. it is tragic. i think he died living out his life mission. >> shaun smyth a foreign service information manager, was also killed. he worked for the foreign service for a decade -- he is survived by a wife and two children. >> a number of people gathered near the white house to remember the victims of the benghazi attack. dozens of them including
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libyan-americans, had a candlelight vigil for ambassador stevens and the victims. although they had many years of oppression they say they are not a violent people. >> we are a very peaceful people. this is upsetting and disappointing. i was embarrassed. >> several people who attended the vigil say the new ambassador stevens, who they say he did a lot of good for libya. he died in a country he did so much for. >> we invite you to stay at "good morning washington" for any updates. you can also see instant updates at, as well as our facebook and twitter pages. >> battleground virginia -- both campaigns are trying to bring out the big guns for the state's 13 electoral votes. mitt romney will start with an 11:30 rally in fairfax. that is where scott thuman will be.
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first lady michelle obama will host a rally at the university of mary washington at 5:00. we will be there. it is also in states all the time. the president will be in colorado today at 1:00. vice president joe biden will be at the university of wisconsin at eau claire. mitt romney will -- ann romney will tour a cancer center in fort myers. paul ryan has no scheduled events. >> leaders are attending a public memorial for neil armstrong at the national cathedral. the first man to walk on the moon. he died last month of complications from heart surgery. he was 82 years old. his family say he will be buried at sea. we will carry that service live, starting at 10:00 a.m.. >> a prince william daycare showed -- shut down after they made disturbing discoveries
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including children strapped to car seats. >> i assumed it was a family business. >> residence in the picturesque estate in woodbridge were aware of the home day care being run across the street. but they had no idea of the of the operation police say two sisters, anila and rabiya qayyum were running behind closed doors. >> i had no idea children were being neglected. >> is disturbing. >> acting on a tip, police paid the house a visit on tuesday. what they found -- 21 kids under the age of four. seven of them were infants. they were strapped to car seats some in closets, another in a bathroom. all of them reckless -- flagrant cases of endangerment. >> is very sad. >> 8 employee of the child development center -- she would know. >> a provider was unlicensed
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with 21 children in their home. that was very shocking to me. >> nobody answered at the home. one neighbor said she would be horrified to hear her son was treated that way and would probably not have left her in the home in the first place. >> you need to the -- do your research before you leave your kids with anybody. >> prince william county police found that anita qayyum did have the day care permit from the county that allowed her to watch five kids inside her home, but as you heard, police found four times that many infants and toddlers in her care when they showed up. >> thanks so much. mcdonald's is rolling out something for the calorie counters out there. >> let's get to linda bell at bloomberg headquarters in new york. good morning. >> good morning it stuck. features are indicating a lower open. the fed have a policy meeting
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this afternoon. chairman ben bernanke and his colleagues are likely to announce a third round of bond purchases was keeping interest rates at 0% until 2016. more pain for the housing market -- foreclosures increased in 20 states, including maryland, new jersey, new york pennsylvania, and illinois. watch for calorie counts on mcdonald's menus starting next week. the golden arches is the first fast-food chain nationwide to do this. this is as new regulations require all large restaurant chains to post cowrie information -- are expected to kick in later this year. the highest-calorie item at mcdonald's is the big breakfast with hot cakes and biscuits, coming in at 1,150 calories. the iphone 5 is out. the anticipation is over, but there is something about it that many current iphone users upset. i explained that is, coming up. for now, that is live at clyburn
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headquarters in new york. linda bell, reporting for abc 7 years. back to you. >> i do not want to know how many calories are in my super saez #2 valley milk. it is 60 set -- 60 degrees. much more to come to a family of five is putting it all on the line for a shot at a medical miracle. we tell you what they
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>> clear skies right now. temperatures local, 63 ed reagan national. cooler off to the west of us. 54 gaithersburg. satellite and radar -- drive. it will be -- into the afternoon hours, a nice warm up. temperatures will warm nicely this afternoon to around 80 degrees. cooler during the overnight hours. tomorrow may see a chance for an isolated shower or two mainly to the north and west of d.c. this is as a cold front moves across the area. our forecast for today -- lots of sun, temperatures in the upper 70's and lower 80's. nighttime, the middle 60's for the district. tomorrow looks good. a stray showers may be to the north and west of d.c.. a quick look at your extended outlook shows temperatures cooling by the end of the
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weekend, only to the upper 70's for daytime highs monday and tuesday. let's get a check on this morning's russ -- rush hour commute. >> actually starting off very nicely. we have picked up the cones on the hov lanes for people making the drive on 395. overnight work zones are open. southbound, we see if you active work zones on a 95. the crew made be there as a travel between the beltway and lorton. heading to virginia, the exit ramps are so close, but will be open momentarily. we are down to one lane on the beltway on the outer loop new route 50. back to you. >> we do have breaking news -- from overseas in the middle east this morning. we are just finding out there is more trouble in another embassy this time in yemen. protesters are upset about the
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same film we heard so much about yesterday have stormed the u.s. embassy in yemen. >> we hear from reuters this is a security forces have opened fire. we will continue to follow what is happening there and keep you updated. we are looking at 60 degrees. coming up, another first for robert griffin iii. >> plus, jim calhoun wil
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>> this morning a texas mother is awaiting a miracle of modern medicine. >> she is on the waiting list for a double our transplant, complete with elbows. that has never been done in the united states. >> these doctors here are amazing. they are rock stars. >> there was nothing in hope -- but hope in katy hayes's eyes. two years ago, after delivering
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her youngest daughter she fell into a,. >> the doctors looked at me and said i was going to die. >> in the end, the agitated all four limbs. >> it has been very hard. scary and horrible. i cannot do anything for myself. i do not see myself differently until i looked in the mirror. it is hard. >> she is now living in boston, waiting for a call that come -- could come at any time from the organ bank. >> i embrace their family and thank them so much for the gift that i could hold my children again. >> at least 12 surgeons will be needed. some operated nearly a year ago on the repairmen who became the first in new england to undergo a double hand and forearm transplant. the operation is similar but will include more of the arm. >> as a result of the transplant she will be able to move her elbows.
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that will allow her to move to and from her wheelchair. >> i am so excited. i think about it all the time. i'd have my wedding ring -- it'll be amazing to put it back, and. >> she and her family are going all in on the procedure. her husband has quit his job as a teacher so they can move to boston and a weight that transplant. >> mohammed ali will be honored tonight as the champion -- you'll receive the 2012 liberty medal in a ceremony in philadelphia. the constitution center is putting on the offense to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the constitution. they call him and outspoken fighter for religious and civil rights, and the tile is humanitarian and philanthropist. >> a legendary college basketball coach is calling it quits. jim calhoun is reportedly announcing today he is retiring. he won 872 games, three national
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titles, and had four years as a head coach. he has had health problems in recent years. he reportedly be replaced by his assistant coach. >> the magic numbers keep shrinking for the washington nationals. right now, six to make the playoffs. that is after their 2-0 win in new york powered by a ryan zimmerman homer. ian it doesn't have a home run in the eighth that sealed the victory. orioles stay in a tie for first place. a dramatic play -- driving it home in the bottom of the ninth. a walk off win over tampa. it is a day game at 12:30. >> more sports news -- the pride of our redskins is setting a new standard for rookie quarterbacks. the nfl has named robert griffin iii the offensive player of the week. he is the first rookie quarterback to win that honor after his debut game.
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he was 19 of 26 for 320 yards two touchdowns his debut sunday in new orleans. >> drivers will get to speak out about proposed toll heights on the dollar -- dulles toll road. they want to gradually raise the toll to $4.50 by 2015 treaty last year and will be held tonight at the spring hill elementary school in mclean. >> drivers and pennsylvania and avert -- new jersey got quite a shock when they went to fill up their tank. more than 50 lukoil gas prices -- gas stations raise their prices nearly $10 a gallon to protest unfair pricing practices that leave them at a disadvantage. drivers went to other stations. >> lukoil been charging us a lot of money for gas, overpricing us. we are not able to compete. we have been losing a lot of business.
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it has been messing with our livelihood. >> lukoil as the prices they charge depend on what is happening in local marketplaces and the product -- practice is reasonable and complies with state law. >> somebody bought at least a gallon there before they saw how high the price was. >> they must have had a company credit card. 60 degrees -- what kathy bates says she misses even more their breasts after a double mastectomy. >> a chance to see tebet with
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>> thursday morning -- clear skies right now and a cool front. temperatures outside the belfort furniture weather center are in the 50's to low 60's. at west is a little cooler. reagan national airport and annapolis are 63. satellite and radar, hard to find any clouds. you may see a bit to fog up to the west. not expecting it to create any travel delays. lots of sunshine for today -- 78-83 degrees. wind around 5 miles an hour. we have the chance for some rain and the forecast. coming up in a few minutes jackie will be here, but "first look at traffic. >> good morning to you. starting in virginia we want to give you a heads up if you are traveling on 123.
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by the time you get to the beltway, your exit ramps should have reopened. overnight work is picking up. the drive on i-66, we are rolling along without any issues. you may still see it works on the west downside from 123 to 50 taking up the right lane. folks making the drive in maryland, still quite as he maneuvers towards the beltway on i 270 at maryland 118 through germantown. clear conditions on i-95 as well as ralph 1 between laurel and the capital beltway. back to you. >> it is for 56 -- 4:56 right now. kathy bates is recovering from a double mastectomy. she was diagnosed with breast cancer two months ago. she says she will not have to go up -- undergo radiation or chemotherapy. she also tweeted that she does not miss her breasts as much as
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"harry's law," her show canceled last may. >> today madame tussaud's will release a -- reveal a wax likeness of taylor's with. offense to wear red can get into the museum for free. it will also get a copy of her red album when it is released. >> it is 4:57 60 degrees outside. >> people upset over how long it took the lights to go on in june anncr: this cano's in west virginia. but it makes millions off marylanders every year. now they're running dishonest ads. why? cabecause voting for question seven is a vote to build a... world-class resort casino in maryland. creating thousands of jobs and... ...according to the official department of gislative... services, hundreds of millions for our schools. while saving taxpayer money by cutting casino subsidies. question seven. good jobs and better
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